James Wilson

Mr James Wilson

Rush ID: 7363

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1805
Died:
11 August 1860
Birth place:
Hawick, Roxburghshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Newspaper proprietor
Parentage:
William Wilson, of Hawick House, Roxburghshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7363
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q94765
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILSON, James (1805-1860)

Constituencies

  1. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: c. 1859*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit August 1859.
  2. Westbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary to the Board of Control 1848-1852

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1852-1858

Marriages

  1. Preston, Elizabeth

    Year: 1832

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club